When joining the collective, members were required to swear allegiance to bin Laden personally, not to al qaeda as a group.
This is a local facilitator and two operatives coming from abroad on a mission with a connection to al qaeda.
But only one of al qaeda's regional affiliates or franchises has publicly hailed it.
Both want to see Iran weakened, neither wants to see Assad last, and neither want to see the Brotherhood or al qaeda take control.
Sweden and Norway would be punished for sending troops to fight in Afghanistan against al qaeda and the Taliban.
The first to see our determination were the Taliban, who made Afghanistan the primary training base of al qaeda killers.
al qaeda is on the run in Iraq, and this enemy will be defeated.
The leadership of al qaeda has great influence in Afghanistan and supports the Taliban regime in controlling most of that country.
The crew and passengers quickly subdued the man, who had been trained by al qaeda and was armed with explosives.
To date, we've arrested or otherwise dealt with many key commanders of al qaeda.